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Review: Kindle Fire – How usable is it outside of the US?

Having used the Kindle Fire for some months now it’s time to evaluate how much sense it makes to get the latest Amazon tablet as a non-US customer. Since the major selling point of the Kindle Fire isn’t only the…

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Review: Kindle Fire Hardware Impressions

Amazon made a big impact by announcing the Kindle Fire 7 inch Android tablet for a extremely competitive 200$ pricetag. Prior to the Kindle Fire you could only find very low quality hardware from no-name Chinese companies. Samsung, HTC, Motorola,…

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HTC Nexus One vs. Samsung Nexus S: Which manufacturer should deliver the next Google phone?

Rumours about the Nexus Prime aka Galaxy Nexus have been floating around for months as Google is preparing their next major Android update called ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’. All evidence points to Samsung being again the manufacturer of choice, even though…

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Review: HTC Sensation Hardware Impressions

Everybody has been waiting for HTC to release it’s first dual core CPU smartphone. While other manufacturers offer dual core devices for quite some time now, HTC hesitated to push the envelope on their phones hardware specs until now. The…

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Nexus One SLCD vs. Nexus One AMOLED showdown – which screen technology is better?

AMOLED screens are all the rage nowadays, as it seems like every smartphone manufacturer is eager to use an AMOLED screen on their flagship device. The main display provider for the market is currently Samsung. So everbody depends on their…

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Review: HTC Desire Hardware Impressions

Shortly after Google presented the Nexus One (manufactured by HTC), the HTC Desire was also officially announced as another Android flagship device. Both smartphones might have very similar hardware specs, but looking at the software side it’s clear that we…

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Review: Motorola Milestone (Droid) hardware impressions

Android is really picking up speed in the last quarter of 2009. We have seen some new Android devices during the whole year, but the Motorola Droid aka Milestone marked the arrival of a new Motorola flagship as well as…

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A longterm Windows Mobile user switching to Android – Part 3: HTC Hero size comparison picture gallery

As announced i uploaded some HTC Hero comparison screenshots with a Tmobile G1 and an HTC Touch Diamond. It’s no surprise that the HTC Hero is slimmer than the G1, since it sports no hardware keyboard. One thing i noticed…

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A longterm Windows Mobile user switching to Android – Part 2: Review HTC Hero Hardware

Well it took a little more time than i originally planned for part 2 of my review series, because i have been quite busy at work with some new projects. Now i have finally found the time to start off…